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Sideridis rivularis (Fabricius, 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2166 / 73.276
Photo © Matthew Casey,  21/05/2018 - Hethersett

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Similar Norfolk Species
Lychnis
Hadena bicruris
Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Red, White and Sea Campion.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Common.
Purple-pink marbling when feshly emerged. Unlike the similar Lychnis, the two forewing stigmata are often joined at the base.
Open grassy areas, fens, scrub, open woodland and gardens.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/09/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
06/09/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
23/08/2020228TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
22/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/08/2020+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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